Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Amazon Prime

Amazon reveals record $2.5bn profit jump

Amazon has posted a record profit of $2.5 billion (£1.9 billion) for its second quarter of 2018. Operating income rose to $3 billion (£2.2 billion)...
AO World update

AO World on track after Q1 but demand weakened in June

AO World has reported an eight per cent jump in UK sales, which reflected a strong start to its year in April and May.
Maplin creditors

Maplin creditors stand to lose £217m after collapse

Maplin’s suppliers, employees and other unsecured creditors, plus the taxman, stand to lose almost £217 million following the retailer's collapse.
Maplin

Maplin still owes £150m to creditors

Maplin is understood to owe its creditors nearly £150 million and doubts have been cast over how much many of them will get back.

Mike Ashley now Game’s largest shareholder

More movement on Game's board as Mike Ashley becomes the biggest shareholder at the retailer.
Dixons Carphone pension

Dixons Carphone UK boss Katie Bickerstaffe steps down

Dixons Carphone’s UK and Ireland chief executive Katie Bickerstaffe has announced her departure from the retailer after 10 years.
AO World update

AO World to post 14% sales but operating losses continue

AO World has revealed full year expectations of double-digit sales growth despite an increasingly tough retail market.
Maplin

Major job losses likely as no buyers emerge for Maplin

No credible offers have been made for Maplin bringing its remaining 2500 staff in real danger of redundancy.
Maplin

66 more Maplin jobs as search for buyer continues

66 more job losses have been announced at the Maplin head offices in London and Rotherham while the search for a buyer continues.
Maplin

Maplin: What went wrong?

"Black Wednesday" saw Maplin fall into administration. The Retail Gazette takes a closer look at what went wrong, when and why.

Feature Resource

What will your workforce want and need,  now and in the...

Today's on-demand consumer mentality means businesses now operate in an ‘always-on’ economy. To meet customer demand for 24/7 access to products and services, businesses...